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Business Community Honors Tommy Pope

SC COC Business Advocate Award 2015Columbia, SC – On Tuesday January 20th, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the state’s unified voice of business, honored legislators who had a perfect score on the 2014 Legislative Scorecard. The awards were presented at Business Speaks to members of the General Assembly, including District 47 Representative and Speaker Pro Tempore Tommy Pope.

“The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is pleased to recognize these 29 members of the General Assembly who are committed to advancing issues that make South Carolina more competitive,” said Ted Pitts, president and CEO of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. “Recipients of the Business Advocate Award are a testament to the importance of improving the state’s business climate, and we appreciate their commitment to moving the state forward.”

The 2014 Legislative Scorecard tracked key votes on workers’ compensation, student reading initiatives, tort reforms, government restructuring, Certificate of Need, and more.  For more information from Tommy Pope, please visit his website at www.tommypope47.com, email him at tommy@tommypope47.com, or call him at 803-324-7574.

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s first state chamber Accredited with Distinction by the U.S. Chamber, is South Carolina’s largest statewide broad-based business and industry trade association representing more than 18,000 businesses and more than one million employees. As the unified voice for business and industry, the Chamber is a catalyst for increasing wealth and enhancing the state’s global competitiveness in order to improve the quality of life for all South Carolinians.